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September 28: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on September 28

September 28th is also known as Good Neighbor Day as well as Drink Beer Day.

Today is the 271st day of the year, and there’s only 94 days left of the year.

For those of you who were born on September 28, your zodiac sign is Libra.

Hold on tight as you’re about to unearth our top-pick of facts and historical events that all happened on this special day, September 28.

Did you know that on this day in 2015, NASA publicly announced that they have found running water on Mars? The findings were observed by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter using an imaging spectrometer.

Keep reading for more facts about September 28th in history!

What Happened On September 28 In History?

2019

Elon Musk announced that he was building a spaceship called Starship that would travel to Mars and return to Earth.

This incredible ship will be 164 foot tall by 30 foot wide (50 x 9 meters) and will be capable of carrying 300,000 lbs (150 tons).
2018

Science magazine announced that half the killer whale population will likely die due to the pollution from humans.

OTD in 2018: Science magazine announced that half the killer whale population will likely die due to the pollution from humans.
2015

NASA announced publicly that they have found running water on Mars.

The discovery was made by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Source NASA
1990

Marvin Gaye was given a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

Source LA Times
1987

Science fiction TV series “Star Trek: The Next Generation” started being aired on CBS.

The Next Generation installment was the third series of Stark Trek and had seven seasons. Patrick Stewart played the captain.
1972

Singer, David Bowie performed for the first time at New York City’s Carnegie Hall.

1944

Medal of Honor was awarded posthumously to Theodore Roosevelt Jr for his help on D-Day.

1928

Prussian government lifted a ban they had placed on Adolf Hitler’s speeches.

OTD in 1928: Prussian government lifted a ban they had placed on Adolf Hitler's speeches.
1796

American abolitionist David Walker published his appeal to the African American publications in Boston.

The pamphlet's purpose was to persuade readers to fight for black rights by abolishing slavery in the USA.
1542

Spanish explorer, Juan Rodriguez discovered San Diego Bay and claimed it for Spain.

Did you know that on this day, September 28th 2015, NASA publicly announced that they have found running water on Mars?